Summer haircuts. They’re not my favorite! My wonderfully soft fur that everyone tells me is so fabulous and adorable is mercilessly mowed down by ravenous clippers. What is underneath? A little worm? I am unrecognizable!
I shared these sentiments with my dear friend Miss Stephanie, whom I count among my long list of admirers, and she said something really helpful and insightful:
“Mr. Gili, please understand your beauty and worth are not in your luxurious fur but in your sweet soul.”
Miss Stephanie is right, of course, and not just about me, goodwill ambassador for ScriptAcuity Studio, but about everyone. Let us all try to remember to truly see one another. What is underneath the exteriors of those you meet?
We all share this planet, and we are all trying to live a happy life. We make it easier for ourselves and one another to do so when we offer kindness first.
We are all in for a treat this year—in addition to the winter solstice, the moon will be very nearly full—a confluence that, according to many sources, will not happen again until 2094—and the Ursid meteor shower is expected to simultaneously dazzle overhead. For many who love the night sky, it is inspiring and feels rather magical.
As we have noted in the past, solstices possess a unifying characteristic—everyone in the world experiences them more or less simultaneously, and they connect us with the celebratory traditions of countless cultures around the world. Perhaps consider borrowing one to welcome the lengthening days … or simply sip some cocoa, toast your toes by a cozy fire, and rejoice in the start of the return to the light.
Gili’s first official week as our card-carrying goodwill ambassador has been quite a success. Prior to this week, he’s had a good go at meeting and greeting the many diverse people of the Charlottesville area. In addition to handing out a handful of his cards, he’s also stopped for several photo opportunities, including with Kim at Thistle Gate Vineyard:
It is an important role, and he takes his work very seriously. He steadfastly champions our mission of creating excellent work in a positive, productive, efficient, and healthy environment, and he regularly reminds us of the importance of a meaningful work-life balance.
Additionally, his work extends beyond our office to the world around him as he travels with us and encounters others in need of goodwill. His diligent efforts add immeasurable value both to those he meets and to ScriptAcuity Studio.
Please join us in welcoming him to his important new position. Gili invites you to reach out to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.